On the Translator’s Responsibilities
International Journal of Language and Linguistics
Volume 3, Issue 6, November 2015, Pages: 427-435
Received: Nov. 5, 2015; Accepted: Nov. 17, 2015; Published: Dec. 10, 2015
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Wang Ling, Department of Foreign languages, School of Humanities, Tianjin University of Finance and Economics, Tianjin, China
Zhang Kailing, Department of Foreign languages, School of Humanities, Tianjin University of Finance and Economics, Tianjin, China
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Abstract
With the development of the translation theories, the focus of the translation criticism has also changed. The subjectivity or centeredness of the translator has been a hot topic in China, and the author of this paper considers that it is time to discuss the translator’s responsibilities. This paper will study the responsibilities a translator should bear in detail by analyzing two Chinese versions of a short story written by William Somerset Maugham.
Keywords
Translator, Responsibility, Translation, The Luncheon
To cite this article
Wang Ling, Zhang Kailing, On the Translator’s Responsibilities, International Journal of Language and Linguistics. Vol. 3, No. 6, 2015, pp. 427-435. doi: 10.11648/j.ijll.20150306.26
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